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Learning to Use the BootMenu Manager for Droid RAZR

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Motorola does things a little bit differently than most other OEMs. For Samsung and HTC devices, users usually just boot into a custom recovery and flash whatever they want. If the bootloader is locked, sometimes flashing things via HBoot or Odin Mode is required. For Motorola devices, many of them use a BootMenu Manger like application or a Bootstrap application to get recovery on the device so things can be flashed on it. First time Motorola users may find this confusing, as it’s not as clean cut as Samsung and HTC devices. The process has been written out for Moto Droid RAZR users in tutorial form to help make things easier.

Written by XDA Senior Member HSD-Pilot, the tutorial outlines how to use the B. . . READ ON »

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GSM Patch for Droid RAZR Brings GSM to CDMA ROMs

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When essentially the same device is released on both GSM and CDMA carriers, development on one can be stronger than development on the other despite the fact that they are otherwise identical. This is the case on several devices such as the HTC EVO 3D and the Motorola Droid RAZR. However, this is no longer an issue as there is now a patch for the Droid RAZR to allow CDMA ROMs to work on the GSM version of the device.

Developed by XDA Senior Member dtrail1 with the help of a few other members and devs, the patch can be applied to only a few CDMA ROMs at the moment. They do happen to be pretty popular ROMs, though, and include Black Widow CM9, Eclipse ICS, and Black Widow AOKP M6. There are a few problems, though. For instance. . . READ ON »

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Custom Recovery, One-Click ICS Root for RAZR and MAXX

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Not long ago, we brought you news that the Motorola Droid RAZR ICS update was rooted. This not only allows users who upgrade to get root again if they lose it, but also allows users just buying the device to root it for the first time. It is always good to see root methods obtained for new versions of Android on a popular device. However, that is not the end of the story for the Droid RAZR. There is now also a one click root solution and custom recovery specifically for the device’s ICS update.

Developed by XDA Recognized Contributor pedrotorresfilho, the one click method does as its name implies. Based on the root method mentioned above, the one click method simply requires users to plug in the device and run the sc. . . READ ON »

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Root Achieved For ICS on GSM and CDMA Moto RAZR

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Even though Motorola devices may have their bootloaders locked forever, that hasn’t stopped most of their devices from at least obtaining root. Recently, the Motorola Droid RAZR received an update to Ice Cream Sandwich. However, as when all devices get a new firmware update, there was the question of re-rooting the device. Thankfully, that issue has been solved.

The method, written by XDA Forum Member hacker812c will help users get root on most Motorola Devices. The original exploit was for the Droid 4 and was created by XDA Senior Member Rick#2. XDA Forum Member miloj then created the method, which was originally for the Transformer. In the words of hacker812c:

This method run in CDMA and GSM

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Enable Charging in AP Fastboot Mode for RAZR Without Factory Cables

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Some Android devices have aftermarket accessories that are a little different from your standard car chargers and screen protectors. For many Samsung devices, there’s a jig that will put users into Download Mode (read: ODIN) if they soft-brick their devices. The Kindle Fire has a factory cable that users can make that helps with similar problems. And now for the Motorola Droid RAZR, there’s actually a way to avoid buying those extra accessories or soldering motherboards—unless of course, that stuff tickles your fancy.

XDA Forum Member vel0city has posted a thread that will allow users to actually get a charge while in AP Fastboot without the use of special, $40 cables or tearing the ph. . . READ ON »

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Kexec Bootloader Bypass Released for Motorola Droid Razr

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Users of many Motorola Android devices have been clamoring for an unlocked bootloader for quite some time. There have been petitions signed, social media accounts spammed, and users have really shown that bypassing that unlocked bootloader means a lot to them. While Motorola hasn’t been much help in unlocking bootloaders, there has been some development going on to fix the problem once and for all. While many Motorola phones are still without an unlocked bootloader, users who own the Motorola Droid RAZR now have the option to simply bypass it completely.

XDA Recognized Developer kholk, member of the EternityProject with the help of XDA Forum Member embeem or [mbm] for short, has released the rumored . . . READ ON »

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CASUAL: Motorola RAZR Root Method Unlike Any Other

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There’s only so much awesome one can cram into a title, which is why there’s typically several hundred works to describe it underneath. For those who own the Motorola Droid RAZR, you have experienced quite a bit of awesome things in the recent past including some developments that have flung the doors wide open on development. This is no different. XDA Elite Recognized Developer and XDA TV Producer AdamOutler has released a one-click-root method called CASUAL—or Cross-platform ADB Scripting Universal Android Loader—for the Droid RAZR, and it’s a truly unique piece of work. While it’s only in beta testing right now, AdamOutler will be supporting this nifty app. . . READ ON »

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Multi-Boot Now Available on the Droid RAZR

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Not long ago we brought you news about the Multi Boot Manager for the Motorola Defy, which gave users the opportunity to boot multiple iterations of Android on their devices. There are other, similar boot managers out there that allow many other devices to do virtually the same thing. Now the same can be said for the Motorola Droid RAZR.

XDA Senior Member [TSON] has brought the Boot Manager application over to the Droid RAZR for users to take full advantage of booting multiple ROMs. The only thing holding anyone back is SD card space. For the free version, unfortunately, users are restricted to only two ROMs, but dual booting is better than single booting.

Users need to be rooted with a custom recovery and on a 2nd-. . . READ ON »

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ICS Motoblur Launcher on Any Phone

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Motoblur has gotten a bad rap in its earlier days as an OEM skin. Unlike early iterations of HTC Sense and TouchWiz that were bloated but still usable, MotoBlur was almost unanimously considered unusable. However, now that Motoblur has been streamlined and given far less bloat, it’s only fair that we give it another shot.

Users now have access to the newest iteration of Motoblur launchers thanks to XDA Senior Member RockoDev. Both launchers provided by the developer are for Ice Cream Sandwich phones only, and give users the Motoblur experience without actually needing to buy a Motorola device.

The launchers, based on files from the Motorola Droid RAZR, will give any phone running 4.0 and higher a chance . . . READ ON »

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